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Travel Piece: (200-500 words): Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY

Written for: Hotels & Resorts         Smiley’s Shawganunk Redemption: The Mohonk Mountain House “You can’t build castles in the air,” the naysayers told Quaker brothers and hoteliers Albert and Alfred Smiley in 1869. One hundred and forty-three years later, the “castle” still stands—a resplendent  example of Victorian Gothic architecture perched defiantly on the edge of […]

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Travel/Resort – Print: Mohonk Mountain Home Resort

A manse for all seasons, Mohonk Mountain House means nirvana for travelers looking for a kind of Shawganunk redemption––for body and soul. Set in New York’s spectacular Shawganunk Mountains, this resplendent 251- room turreted Victorian Gothic, a National Historic Landmark, charms guests with its marvelously topsy-turvy, hodge-podge design that just begs to be explored … […]

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